Latest Dividend

Spark pays dividends on a semi-annual basis. A 100% imputed ordinary dividend of 12.5 cents per share was declared for H2 FY21.  Taking total FY21 dividends declared to 25.0 cents per share 100% imputed.  

The dividend reinvestment plan has been retained for the H2 FY21 dividend at a zero discount.  Shares issued under the dividend reinvestment plan will be issued at prevailing market price around the time of issue. The last date for shareholders to elect to participate in the dividend reinvestment plan for the H2 FY21 dividend is 20 September 2021.

Spark’s Dividend Reinvestment Plan Offer Document and Participation Notice can be found on the Dividend Reinvestment Plan page of this website.

H2 FY21 Ordinary Dividends
Dividends declared
Ordinary Shares 12.5 cents
American Depositary Shares* 43.79 US cents
Percentage imputed 100%
Imputation credits per share 4.8611 cents
Supplementary dividend per share** 2.2059 cents
‘Ex’ dividend dates
New Zealand Stock Exchange 16 Sep 21
Australian Securities Exchange 16 Sep 21
American Depositary Shares  16 Sep 21
Record dates
New Zealand Stock Exchange 17 Sep 21
Australian Securities Exchange 17 Sep 21
American Depositary Shares  17 Sep 21
Payment dates
New Zealand and Australia 1 Oct 21
American Depositary Shares 15 Oct 21

*Based on the exchange rate at 12 August of NZ$1 to US$0.7042 and a ratio of five ordinary shares per one American Depositary Share.  The actual exchange rate used for conversion is determined in the week prior to payment when the Bank of New York Mellon performs the physical currency conversion.

**Supplementary dividends are paid to non-resident shareholders.